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I was reading a book on spy toys a couple of days ago and come across a rat that had been taxidermied with velcro holding its stomach shut so it could be used as a dead drop. I don’t know how to taxidermy rats or have any lying around, however I did have a beetle and a micro SD card.
Materials:
• Micro SD card
• A dead beetle (preferably dry)
• Super glue (optional)
• Hot sauce (optional)
Tools:
• Small scissors
• Small knife
• Tweezers
• Small paint brush (optional)

Step 1: The wings

With the tweezers crack the wing casing open. Remove the wings gripping them as close to the base as possible.
Nice, I first thought that it was a USB thumb drive instead of a micro SD. I also probably wouldn't have thought of the hot sauce part.
it would be cool if you added this to a collection of various insects. it would make a really neat data hiding place.
I hadn't thught of doing that. great Idea.
Very ingenious! I love it! Hope you win!
WHOA! Wash your hands after the hot sauce coating. Or don't pick your nose. <br> <br>This is a GREAT 'ible, a lot of fun. thanks.
Awesome. I love the attention to detail- the hot sauce part takes some thinking about!
Thanks. That suggestion also came from the book. I'll have to post a link.
Sorry i may have missed reading something coz I cannot actually undestand the use of this Gigabeatle. would anybody help me get it? I mean, is it just for the sake of hiding a flash card in a bug?
That's pretty much it. It's not that useful if you're not a spy.
Gross!!!! lol So what happens when someone steps on it cause it's a beetle? lol! But I have to say, better than a stuffed rat!!!! Quite intricate design!!!
And I thought I was...unique. You win!
Thank you
I truly did not expect that this was an actual beetle based on the thumbnail! GENIUS!
Thanks although I can only take so much credit.
there is nothing weird about guys running around central park picking up dead beetles. <br> <br> <br>seriously this is a great idea <br> <br>Pfarmkid
Thank you.
This is great !!! Could work as a &quot;bug&quot;, with a tiny transmitter instead. <br> The other night I saw a program about WW2. They were using dead rats stuffed with explosives to blow up boilers. They would leave the rat in coal piles &amp; when the workers would see a dead rat they would shovel it into the boiler to get rid of it &amp; BOOM ...
Thanks. I don't know that much about making small electronics, but I would be pretty impressed if someone was able to make that. I hadn't heard about rats being used however the book I got the idea from showed someone doing that with fake lumps of coal.
Thanks. I don't know that much about making small electronics, but I would be pretty impressed if someone was able to make that. I hadn't heard about rats being used however the book I got the idea from showed someone doing that with fake lumps of coal.
Holy cow, brilliant! Are you entering the spy contest? Love it well done!
Thanks. That was actually my excuse for making it.
WAT!?

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